Fire Suppression System Translink
Fire suppression system to suit railway signalling equipment rooms.
UK-Belfast: fire suppression system
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
3 Milewater Road
For the attention of: Paul McCollough
BT3 9BG Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890354029
General address of the contracting entity: www.translink.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.translink.co.uk/Corporate/Procurement/
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN0
As a result of a feasibility study NIR have identified 39 category D to E type (BS6266) sites to be fitted with a HFC-227ea (Heptafluropropane), hereafter referred to by the trade name FM-200, clean agent fire suppressant system with automatic control, detection and remote fault / fire monitoring facilities. Additionally, Translink may request various corporate office based sites (server rooms), yet to be identified, be fitted with the same fire suppression system.
Minimum standards / requirements.
The clean agent FM-200 fire suppressant systems are to be designed, installed and commissioned to the following standards. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document applies.
BS 6266 code of practice for fire protection for electronic data processing installations.
BS EN 15004-1:2008 – fixed fire fighting systems. Gas extinguishing systems. Design, installation and maintenance.
BS EN 15004-5:2008 – fixed fire fighting systems for Gas extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design of gas extinguishing systems for HFC 227ea (FM-200) extinguishant.
BS7273-1 code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures: electrical actuation of gaseous total flooding extinguishing systems.
BS EN 12094-1 – fixed firefighting systems – Components for gas extinguishing systems – part 1: Requirements and test methods for electrical automatic control and delay devices.
BS 5839-1:2002 fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practise for system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance.
BS EN 54 Series: fire detection & alarm systems.
Type and contract period.
The supply of fire suppression systems for signalling equipment rooms will be done under a NEC3 Engineering & Construction short contract.
Works are expected to start under this contract at the end of june 2012. The fitment of signalling equipment rooms with a fire suppression system will be rolled out over a 3 year period.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
Bravo project reference 7996
Section VI: Complementary information
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About the Translink Group:
Throughout the documentation, both “Translink” and “Group” refer to the same corporate entities. Both shall be taken to comprise the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHC) in addition to its main operating subsidiaries Citybus Ltd, Northern Ireland Railways Company Ltd and Ulsterbus Ltd.
The Translink Group provide integrated public transport across Northern Ireland. The organisation is one of Northern Ireland’s largest employers with approximately 4,000 employees and a turnover in excess of £168m. Over 81 million passenger journeys are made on Translink Group services each year.
Please see section VI.4.2
Body responsible for mediation procedures
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please see section VI.4.2
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: